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The Halswell Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   21 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and I came up to Welly for a weekend before we moved and stayed here - good price for the budget room. The room had everything we needed and the receptionist was very friendly and helpful. It got pretty loud at night next door - but for the price we paid I am not too upset. I would... More

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Armidale, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here twice on our recent family holiday to NZ and found it extremely good value considering its location in the CBD. To note there are three categories of room. The front rooms are very small, even hostel like, but have ensuites. Great for one or two people but not much more. The apartments are basic but good value.... More

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Papamoa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for three nights. We had a twin room in the hotel part on the first floor. The hotel is very conveniently located about 8 minutes from Te Papa and the supermarket is on the way. The airport link bus stops around the corner. The room was very small and so was the bathroom but it... More

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Timaru City, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights and weren't impressed at all. We paid for a deluxe studio apartment and what we got was nothing short of a standard motel room. One light in the sleeping area didn't work, 2 lights above the bed flickered all the time and the hairdryer didn't work in the bathroom. There was mould in the shower... More

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Fred W, Front Office Manager at The Halswell Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Janice. We are very sorry to hear of your not so pleasant experience here. Since your review, we have re-evaluated our cleaning procedures and have advised the cleaners the importance of maintaining a high standard of cleanliness. Be assured that this will not happen again. Please accept our apologies. We hope you do consider returning in future. Regards The... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

To us, the main advantage of The Halswell Lodge was its location. It's right in the heart of Wellington and has everything you need within walking distance: restaurants, shops, ATMs, bus stops - and a large supermarket as well. We spent a couple of nights here and unfortunately, the size of the budget bedroom drove us up the wall. If... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

this was the perfect place for my wife and two kids. Two separate bedrooms in one of the rooms in the back part. Was close to city and very comfortable room. Good to have somewhere to stay where the kids had a separate room from the tv area and the other bedroom. For two separate bedrooms in that part of... More

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Fred W, Front Office Manager at The Halswell Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Adam. Glad to hear you had an enjoyable stay here apart from a couple of issues. We hope to see you all again in the future where we will aim to make your stay a lot more pleasant then your last. Thanks and Regards from the team at Halswell Lodge. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is the second time I have stayed at the Halswell. It was cheap(ish) but clean, cheerful and helpful staff, close to Te Papa, the restaurants and bars of Courtney Place and would have been close to the Wellington Regional Council offices, where I was going, if they hadn't moved temporarily to the docks.

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Fred W, Front Office Manager at The Halswell Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks David! Hope to see you again soon. More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Ok for the price you pay. Location is more an advantage- smack in the heart of city. Staff is nice and helpful. Not exactly suitable if you travelling with family or travelers who are expecting more from accommodation.

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Fred W, Front Office Manager at The Halswell Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ritesh. Glad your stay here was ok. We hope to turn that ok into great! Next time you stay, if in a bigger group, you may want to try out our 4 star Motel units. Hope to see you in the future. More

Christchurch
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The Halswell lodge is a older place which I have stayed in Previous years. But the last time we had problems with parking and the booking system they use.We booked over the net and gave our credit card to confirm the booking which was ok'ed the night before. When we arrived the reception person told us they had double booked... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Apparently there are two sets of accommodations here, one for budget travelers one for standard travelers, having said that, we still paid close to $100/night for a budget room (which I didn't know at the time when booked), and which was the worst night of my life. The twin room was smaller than a high school twin shared dome, for... More

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Address: 21 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Halswell Lodge 4*
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